Father charged in Monroe shooting

Police say Vincent Pizzolato accidentally pulled the trigger of his gun when he was putting it away last week.

Police say Vincent Pizzolato accidentally pulled the trigger of his gun when he was putting it away last week. (3/18/15)

MONROE - A Monroe father is facing charges after police say he accidentally shot his 10-year-old son.

Police say Vincent Pizzolato, 44, accidentally pulled the trigger of his gun when he was putting it away last week.

They say the bullet went through a wall and hit his son in the cheek. 

Pizzolato turned himself in on a reckless endangerment and assault with a firearm warrant yesterday.

The boy is expected to be OK.

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